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Insuring the IVF Boom
Kaiser only covers surrogacy when it is stated in the benefits booklet. If it does cover surrogacy there is a lien on the compensation the surrogate receives.
Download Kaiser Surrogacy Exclusion & Lien Disclosure
Surrogate is being required to pay back all bills to Tricare for her surrogate pregnancy. IP's are trying to work out payment arrangements.
Insurance companies can deny and overturn claims even after the delivery takes place
Insurance companies have flagged pregnancy as a condition that automatically sets one up to be investigated
33 weeks pregnant, COBRA cancelled. Post #2
33 weeks pregnant, COBRA cancelled. Post #3
Tricare requests reimbursement for surrogacy claims
Tricare makes direct email comments on surrogate coverage;
From: Schmidt, Gary, CTR, OASD(HA)/TMA [mailto:Gary.Schmidt.firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2008 11:34 AM
Subject: RE: Benefit Question
If a TRICARE beneficiary becomes a surrogate, her maternity care will be covered. That's the same worldwide.
However, if this lady receives financial compensation for the surrogacy, TRICARE will recoup the money they spent on the maternity care.
Gary - TRICARE
Military Wives As Surrogate Mothers
Blue Cross letter referring Surrogate to Major Risk Medical Insurance Program;
PDF Blue Cross
Blue Shield: Acts of Third Parties
PDF Blue Shield
Health Net: No coverage when compensated
PDF Health Net
Kaiser: Surrogacy Arrangements - You must pay us for services related to your surrogate pregnancy...
Kaiser requests copy of surrogate contract to determine amount owed by surrogate
Lost insurance mid-pregnancy, COBRA will not cover due to surrogacy exclusion in policy
California Department of Insurance surrogates as individuals seeking maternity coverage;
PDF CDI Surrogate Benefits
UHC advises surrogate that claims for surrogacy will be denied
Insurance company requests reimbursement for claims paid on 2 surrogate pregnancies multiple issues
Surrogate lost coverage mid-pregnancy
14w pregnant with triplets and no insurance coverage
Insurance changed and now excludes surrogacy
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